Events before 2006.
- January 26th - Paul Newman was born.
- March 14th - Michael Caine was born.
- May 12th - George Carlin was born.
- November 28th - Randy Newman was born.
- July 23rd - Edie McClurg was born.
- March 7th - Adrian Ochoa was born.
- January 12th - John Lasseter was born.
- January 25th - Jenifer Lewis was born.
- February 28th - John Turturro was born.
- Unknown Date - Brad Lewis was born.
- March 24th - Lloyd Sherr was born.
- March 13th - Joe Ranft was born.
- September 22nd - Bonnie Hunt was born
- March 24th - Peter Jacobson was born.
- October 10th - Michael Giacchino was born.
- January 30th - Jennifer Hale was born.
- February 12th - Tara Strong was born.
- Unknown Date - Pixar Animation Studios, the creator of Cars, was founded as Graphics Group.
- July 10th - Claudia Leitte was born.
- February 3rd - Pixar was founded as Pixar.
- August 16th - Joe Ranft died in a car accident, which was during the making of Cars.
- Some time in the year - The Cars Teaser Trailer got aired for the first time.